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Security Bulletin: IBM App Connect Enterprise Certified Container could disclose sensitive information to a local user when it is configured to use an IBM Cloud API key to connect to cloud-based connectors (CVE-2021-29906)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM App Connect Enterprise may include the hash of an IBM Cloud API key that is used by an Integration Server in the Pod definition of that Integration Server. This is only present if the Integration Server is configured to communicate with the cloud-based connectors in a cloud instance of IBM App Connect.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-29906
DESCRIPTION:   IBM App Connect Enterprise Certified Container could disclose sensitive information to a local user when it is configured to use an IBM Cloud API key to connect to cloud-based connectors.
CVSS Base score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/207630 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
App Connect Enterprise Certified Container1.0 with Operator
App Connect Enterprise Certified Container1.1 with Operator
App Connect Enterprise Certified Container1.2 with Operator
App Connect Enterprise Certified Container1.3 with Operator
App Connect Enterprise Certified Container1.4 with Operator
App Connect Enterprise Certified Container1.5 with Operator

Remediation/Fixes

App Connect Enterprise Certified Container 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 and 1.5

Upgrade to App Connect Enterprise Certified Container Operator version 2.0.0 (available in CASE 2.0.0) or higher, and ensure that all Designer components are at 12.0.1.0-r4 or higher.

App Connect Enterprise Certified Container 1.1 LTS

Upgrade to App Connect Enterprise Certified Container Operator version 1.1.3 EUS (available in CASE 1.1.3) or higher, and ensure that all Designer components are at 11.0.0.13-r2-eus or higher.

Workarounds and Mitigations

The hash of the API key is only present if the Integration Server is configured to communicate with the cloud-based connectors in a cloud instance of IBM App Connect.

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References

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Change History

07 Oct 2021: Initial Publication

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
07 October 2021

UID

ibm16497177